Audience Q&A: Judith Torrea

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In this Q&A with audiences at a City of Asylum Pittsburgh Salon Reading, journalist Judith Torrea discusses her work reporting on drug trafficking in Cuidad Juárez, Mexico, one of the most dangerous cities in the world.

Judith Torrea has won several international journalism awards for her work reporting on drug trafficking. In 2011 her blog, “Juárez en la Sombra del Narcotráfico (Juárez Under the Shadow of Drug Trafficking),” won the 2011 Best of Blogs Award in the Reporters without Borders category. On April 18, Judith read from Juarez in Shadows: Chronicle of a City that Refuses to Die. You can read an excerpt of her book here.

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Sampsonia Way is an online magazine sponsored by City of Asylum/Pittsburgh that seeks to protect and advocate for writers who may be endangered, to educate the public about threats to writers and literary expression, and to create a community in which endangered writers thrive and literary culture is a valued part of life.

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